Integrated Soldier System Project (W8476-112965/B)

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Tender Notice


Publishing status
Days to closing
5 years 2 months ago


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2013/08/01 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Department of National Defence

Contact Information

Contact name
Scott, Sean
Contact phone
(819) 997-1069 ( )
Contact address
11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
8C2,  Place du Portage, Phase III
K1A 0S5

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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Attachment: YES (MERX) Electronic
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 
This bid solicitation cancels and supersedes previous bid
solicitation number W8476-112965/A dated 13 February 2012 with a
closing of 11 June 2012 at 02:00 PM.

This bid solicitation is being issued to satisfy the requirement
of the Department of National Defence of Canada for an
Integrated Soldier System (ISS). It is intended to result in the
award of two (2) contracts to one successful Bidder.

The first contract, called the ISS Acquisition Contract will be
over an approximate period of four (4) years and will consist of
a qualification of the ISS and then, if successfully qualified,
the purchase of a firm quantity of ISS in pre-determined batches
totaling one thousand six hundred (1,600) units as complete
system along with associated preliminary Integrated Logistics
Support (ILS) such as technical documentation, training and
initial provisioning of spares, with the option to purchase, in
multiple parts, optional quantities up to an additional five
thousand twenty four (5,024) ISS-Suites as complete system or
component by component.

The second contract, called the ISS Optimized Weapon System
Support Contract, will be for the ISS In-Service Support and
Improvement Activities over a period of five (5) years plus 3
two-year irrevocable options allowing Canada to extend the term
of the Contract. The In-Service Support includes:, Program
Management Services, Supply Support Services, Technical Support
Services, In Plant Repair and Engineering Support Services. The
Improvement Activities will consist of incremental design and
implementation of improvements to the initial ISS configuration,
on an if, as, and when requested basis. Amongst the Improvement
Activities, there may be a requirement to study and implement a
modification required to the ISS to perform voice and data
integration with the new baseline of Land Command Support System
(LCSS). Those modifications may include changes to the messaging
solution and communication protocols, integration of a Cross
Domain Solution (CDS) and integration of a Type 1 radio.

For the Acquisition Contract, Goods will be consigned to the
destination specified in the Contract and delivered Delivered
Duty Paid (DDP) Incoterms 2000.

For the OWSS Contract, Goods will be consigned to the
destination specified in the Contract and delivered FCA Free
Carrier Incoterms 2000.

There is a security requirement associated with this
requirement.  For additional information, consult Part 6 -
Security, Financial and Other Requirements, and Part 7 and 8
Resulting Contract Clauses. Bidders should consult the "Security
Requirements for PWGSC Bid Solicitations - Instructions for
document on the Departmental Standard Procurement Documents Web
This procurement is subject to the Controlled Goods Program.
There are Industrial and Regional Benefits (IRB) requirements.
Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

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